“Deep Sea Heaven (Bronze)” is a fine art sculpture made by Volker Scheurer in 2019.
This artwork is made of bronze in a German foundry for a size that is about 57cm X 27cm X 9cm
With its 7KG of bronze, this fine art sculpture is perfectly placed as a decorative piece in your professional establishment or at home to bring an object of character molded in a metal essential to human life.
This sculpture will make your visitors notice your magical side very quickly with a unique work in bronze which is a strong symbol being associated with the protection of the goddesses Aphrodite and Venus due to the radiant beauty of copper objects and its relationship with the island of Cyprus, which is still considered sacred today.
The best way to appreciate it is to place it at an angle in a glass planter or on a sculpture display/showcase with a glass lid, or even in the center of a glass table so you can appreciate all of it. absolutely magical aesthetics on both sides of this sculpture which is made on the basis of a Horseshoe crab which is a subject in the art that is already found in paintings by Heinrich Harder, c. 1916.
Horseshoe crabs appeared on Earth more than 400 million years ago, long before the dinosaurs. The secret to its incredible longevity is in its blue blood with incomparable immune properties. It is even so sought after that each year in the United States, approximately 500,000 horseshoe crabs are captured to be used in the manufacture of the LAL test and are then transported to laboratories where nearly a third of their blood is taken before releasing them alive into the world. ‘ocean. The problem is that according to some studies, 15% to 30% of them die during the process. Additionally, once released, horseshoe crabs would often become disoriented and have difficulty reproducing. Today, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, this form of exploitation of horseshoe crabs worries more and more scientists.
In Asia, horseshoe crabs are seriously threatened because they are consumed by local populations and their habitat is constantly degrading, and the eggs of horseshoe crabs being very rich in lipids are essential to the survival of many species of fish and several migrants birds, some of which are listed as endangered. This is also why horseshoe crabs represent fertility, growth, and the magic of life represented here by the multitude of butterflies arranged in staggered rows on top of each other on the ventral side of this species.
You can therefore place this work in the center of the glass table in your living room because, unlike its gold-covered sister, this bronze work, can be sensitive to oxidation and although it can be easily preserved for very long periods too, it will simply be necessary to avoid placing it in humid places.
LIMITED EDITION: 7 pieces produced
This on is n° 4/7